Preparing you for admission into any school of law

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About The Program
College of Arts and Sciences


As a lawyer, you’ll be an advocate for your clients, using the rule of law to see that justice prevails in every case. While pre-law is not a major itself, we’ll match you with a degree program and the necessary coursework required to prepare you for admission into law school.


Wondering if this program is for you? 

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Often think and reflect on issues
  • Have strong critical thinking and reading comprehension skills
  • Excel at analytical thought
  • Enjoy debate or argument

With a law degree, you could work as a:

  • Paralegal
  • Lawyer
  • Law enforcement
  • Investigator

At Northern, we believe getting you out of the classroom and into a real-world workplace setting is a critical part of your education. You'll have several opportunities for internships and other forms of experiential learning throughout your time at Northern. Learn more!


The NSU WolfPACT is the highest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in the region. But that isn't the only scholarship available at Northern. Click here to learn about other scholarship opportunities!


Course Requirements

Sample Four-Year Course Plan

Study Abroad 

Experience the world while earning your degree through NSU Study Abroad! With hundreds of opportunities available around the globe, Northern can make your study abroad dream become a reality. Learn more!

Undergraduate Research 

At Northern, you'll have the chance to conduct cutting-edge research that can have real-world impacts - while still an undergraduate student. Now with our brand new, state-of-the-art Jewett Regional Science Education Center, the sky is truly the limit. Learn more!

Contact Information 

Ready to take the next step? Contact us today:

Want to learn more about living and learning at Northern? Contact NSU Admissions or call 605-626-2544!

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